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I Stopped At The Spot Bar For A Drink With My Friends Pat & Craig.

Thirty years ago two of my friends died in the crash of Ranger 12 on the U.S.S. Nimitz. They were Cryptologic Technicians Interpretive Third Class Craig Rudolph and Patrick Price. I talked about the story in a previous edition of … Continue reading

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Yesterday Marked A Decade Of Loss In My Life. But For The First Time It Feels Better.

Some readers, and friends, have no doubt wondered why my novel Assault on Saint Agnes was dedicated to CTI1 Peter Craig. Why not my wife? Or my mom? Or my high school wrestling coach. (I didn’t wrestle. Just thought I’d … Continue reading

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29 Years For These Heroes – Ranger 12**UPDATED 1609 CENTRAL**

This is a short tribute – next year will be amped up for the 30th anniversary. Today I merely present two new pictures that were sent to me this past year. If you’re curious about what happened, click this link … Continue reading

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Bangles On The Radio, Reagan In The White House, Memorial Services Back Home.

In 1987 The Bangles were capturing the airways of the world with their music. Ronald Reagan was in the White House winning the battle for the soul of the human race and crushing the Soviets, and the crew of Ranger … Continue reading

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I’d Like A Cheesburger: Hold The Onions.

It’s not every day that I write one of these that I know will make my mother cry. So, in advance, Mom – it’s okay. Please follow me on Twitter, and “Like” the Facebook author page. Don’t forget to subscribe (the … Continue reading

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